Smiths Group PLC (SMIN) - Bond Offering RNS Number : 0148O Smiths Group PLC 05 October 2012 News Release London, 5 October 2012 For immediate release SMITHS GROUP PLC LAUNCHES US$400M BOND OFFERING Smiths Group plc confirms the launch yesterday of a US$400 million dollar-denominated bond offering ("the Notes") for general corporate funding purposes and to repay certain existing debt. The Notes, priced with a coupon of 3.625%, have a maturity in October 2022 and the offer is expected to close on 12 October 2012. They will be issued by Smiths Group plc, guaranteed by Smiths Group International Holdings Limited, and will rank pari passu with all of its other existing unsecured indebtedness. Smiths Group Finance Director Peter Turner said: "This successful bond issue reinforces our financing strategy of proactively managing our debt portfolio primarily with long-term US$ denominated debt." Investor Relations Peter Durman +44 (0)20 7808 5535 Media Relations Colin McSeveny +44 (0)20 7808 5534 Cardew Group Anthony Cardew +44 (0)20 7930 0777 Smiths Group Smiths is a global technology company which is listed on the London Stock Exchange (SMIN) and operates a sponsored level one ADR programme (SMGZY). A world leader in the practical application of technologies, Smiths Group products and services for the threat & contraband detection, medical devices, energy and communications markets worldwide. Our products and services make the world safer, healthier and more productive. Smiths Group employs more than 23,000 people in over 50 countries. This information is provided by RNS The company news service from the London Stock Exchange END MSCEASESESDAFEF -0- Oct/05/2012 06:00 GMT
Smiths Group PLC SMIN Bond Offering
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